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Kennedy and Roosevelt: The Uneasy Alliance

I received a free Kindle copy of this book courtesy of Net Galley and Open Road Media, the publisher. It was with the understanding that I would publish a review on Net Galley, Goodreads, Amazon, Barnes and Noble and my blog. 272 more words

August 18, 1938

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt attends the dedication of the Thousand Islands Bridge which connects Northern New York and southeastern Ontario. President Roosevelt and Canadian Prime Minister Mackenzie King open the bridge to a crowd of over 25,000 people. 102 more words


Let’s be real here “The disability people get the bum jobs, the jobs able people do not want”. This area of helping disability people in to jobs has to start with the Government – yes our own State and Federal Governments. 775 more words


August 14, 1935

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act into law. As part of the Second New Deal, the act guaranteed income for the unemployed and retirees. 166 more words

Socialism Breeds Corruption

Socialism Breeds Corruption- “What are the consequences of such a perversion? … In the first place, it erases from everyone’s conscience the distinction between justice and injustice.” 643 more words

August 12, 1941

Conference leaders during Church services on the after deck of HMS Prince of Wales, in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, during the Atlantic Charter Conference.

Meetings conclude between President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill with the signing of the… 262 more words

Back to the USA

Yesterday we travelled from Saint Andrews to Fredericton in New Brunswick by a rather circuitous route.  It is only 130km by the most direct route but we decided to go via 2 islands and another country and arrived 9 hours after leaving Saint Andrews.  548 more words